Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619)
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Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619)

Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619)
A lady in gold dress with high standing ruff, inscribed and dated in the blue background ‘Ano Dni 1605 / Aetatis sua [ . ]’; gold border
On vellum
Oval, 51 mm. high, silver frame with spiral cresting
T. Whitcombe Greene Esq.; (†) Sotheby’s, London, 7 July 1932, lot 120.
With Leo R. Schidlof, from whom acquired by Ernst Holzscheiter in Paris, 21 May 1938 (inv. nos. MD/0163 and 290).
Foskett 1972, I, illustrated colour plate VII, fig. 22.
Geneva 1956, no. 210, illustrated.
Edinburgh 1975, no. 28.
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